Bioavailability of Magnesium Salts – A Review


 Magnesium, citrate, oxide, bioavailability.

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Ragnar Rylander. (2014). Bioavailability of Magnesium Salts – A Review. Journal of Pharmacy and Nutrition Sciences, 4(1), 57–59.


Background: Magnesium supplementation is of value in several different medical disorders. Several kinds of Mg-salts are commercially available.
Purpose: This review evaluates their bioavailability criteria such as solubility, urinary excretion, and plasma levels of magnesium from studies of different Mg-salts.
Conclusion: Although methodology differences were large, the results consistently demonstrate a better bioavailability for Mg-citrate.


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